Under the producer responsibility scheme for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WPRS), “supplier” means -
(a) A person who manufactures regulated electrical equipment (REE) in Hong Kong in the course of the person’s business; or(b) A person who, in the course of the person’s business, imports REE into Hong Kong for distribution, but does not include a person who only provides service for transporting the equipment that does not belong to the person into Hong Kong for another person.
“Distribute” REE means -
(a) Supply the equipment by way of sale, hire or hire-purchase;(b) Exchange or dispose of the equipment for consideration; or(c) Transmit or deliver the equipment for any of the following activities -(i) Supplying by way of sale, hire or hire-purchase;
(ii) An exchange or disposal for consideration
But does not include any of the above acts done with a view that the equipment is to be exported in the course of business.